Full name George Glossop Walker
Born June 14, 1860, Harthill Grange, Yorkshire
Died January 11, 1908, Whitwell, Derbyshire (aged 47 years 211 days)
Major teams Derbyshire
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm fast, Slow left-arm orthodox
|First-class span||1881 - 1898|
George Walker started off as a slow left-armer but subsequently developed into a genuinely fast bowler who for more than a decade led the Derbyshire attack. He was prone, according to Wisden, to be erratic and short but got the ball to lift off a length and was a very awkward bowler to play. He played for the county for 17 seasons, captaining them in some, and was a popular leader. He retired to farm on the Duke of Portland's estate, where he died aged only 47.
Is the Universe Boss ready to hang up his boots? Not quite - poor year or not
Also, what is the record for the number of sixes hit in a T20 match?